Sunday 11 December 2016

Uniko Revisit - Stunning Snowflakes

After the fabulous Uniko release last month Bev and the DT are revisiting a previously released set in December. And it's one that's ideal for Christmas, Winter or New Year cards.

For my first card I started by stamping and heat embossing the three sizes of my favourite snowflake from the set. I then sponged distress ink all over in three different colours.

Next I stamped a snowflake and sentiment onto a piece of scrap white card and adhered it across the bottom.

Stamps: Uniko, Stunning snowflakes
Inks: Ranger Distress, mermaid lagoon, wilted violet; SU, real red; Versamark + Stampendous clear embossing powder 

My second card features the other two snowflake designs included in this set and I combined them with the Big & Bold Snow set that mixes and matches so well.

I made a diagonal fall from top to bottom to frame the sentiment which I stamped straight across the middle. A scattering of sequins just finished it all off a treat.

Stamps: Uniko, Stunning snowflakes & Big & Bold Snow
Inks: SU, night of navy, pool party; Memento, pear tart
Sequins from my stash 

My final card is just so CAS and really allows the beauty of the snowflake shine out.

And I couldn't resist making a couple more of this design using different colours.

Stamps: Uniko, Stunning Snowflakes
Inks: Hero Arts Ombre, pool to navu & pink to red; Memento, grape jelly

Well that's me done for today, but of course there's loads more fantastic inspiration to be found by hopping round the rest of the Uniko DT blogs - find all the links below. Not to mention the chance of winning a prize by leaving a comment as you go. Here's the order:

Jane - that's me

Thanks for your time today and good luck with the blog hop comments prize draw.  And I'm sending you all Christmas sparkle too!

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  1. Wow! Your cards are all so beautiful! I particularly love the final set of ultra CAS cards with the snowflake in such rich colours. Wonderful. xxx

  2. Simply stunning Jane, I love this set too and you've really showcased it to perfection from your inky blended emboss-resist technique on the first one to the mega CAS creations at the end. All totally beautiful and inspiring. Sarah x

  3. Gorgeous cards. Love the CAS ones especially.

  4. Beautiful cards :) i love the lovely snowflakes. Thanks for sharing.

  5. STUNNING! You've showcased the beauty and versatility of my favourite snowflakes set EVER wonderfully! The single snowflake...oh my! What impact it has in a solo role! WOW!

  6. Gorgeous cards, all so different x

  7. gorgeous cards! love that pretty snowflake set! so many possibilities!

  8. 3 very different cards and very inspiring! I love how you've blended the rich colours of the first, the CAS simplicity of the last with the ombre and the movement of the 2nd. Fab! X

  9. I love your snowflakes cards. Fabulous designs!


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